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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
NWS ALASKA PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER ANCHORAGE AK
300 PM AKDT THU AUG 17 2017

...FLOOD POTENTIAL...

A FLOOD ADVISORY FOR THE TETLIN ROAD AT MILE 5.3 REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 4:30 AM AKDT FRIDAY... AND THE ADVISORY HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO
INCLUDE THE NORTHWAY VILLAGE ROAD.

THE FLOOD POTENTIAL IS CURRENTLY LOW FOR THE REST OF THE STATE.

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION....

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY OVER NORTHWEST
ALASKA THROUGH SATURDAY... THEN BEGIN TO MOVE SOUTH ALONG THE WEST
COAST SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. AN ASSOCIATED TROUGH WILL PIVOT
THROUGH THE GULF COAST REGION OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS... AND
MOVE THROUGH THE PANHANDLE THURSDAY NIGHT. A SECOND TROUGH WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE GULF REGION THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

IT IS GOING TO BE A RAINY PATTERN FOR ALMOST THE ENTIRE STATE FOR
TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY. ALL AREAS WILL SEE AT LEAST A LITTLE BIT OF
RAIN DURING THIS TIME PERIOD. THE HEAVIEST RAINS WILL OCCUR OVER THE
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND AND PANHANDLE AREAS. RAIN AMOUNTS EACH DAY WILL
RANGE UP TO 2.5 INCHES IN THESE LOCATIONS. LESSER AMOUNTS EXPECTED
FOR THE INTERIOR... ALTHOUGH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF UP TO AN INCH ARE
EXPECTED.

...PRECIPITATION...

SELECTED 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS ENDING AT 4 AM AKDT TODAY:

LOCATION NAME                 PE TS   24 HR
======== ====                 == ==   =====
SAWA2    SPEEL ARM STATION    PC RZ :  2.44
EYKA2    MT EYAK              PC R2 :  2.19
PAAP     PORT ALEXANDER       PP RZ :  2.00
PPSA2    POWDER PATCH STATION PC RZ :  1.93
LLKA2    LONG LAKE SNOTEL     PC RM :  1.80
PECA2    PELICAN              PP RZ :  1.65
ANXA2    ANNEX CREEK          PP RZ :  1.61
MNDA2    MENDENHALL LAKE LEVE PP RG :  1.56
ESIA2    ESTHER ISLAND        PC RM :  1.50
ECEA2    EAGLECREST TOP CWOP  PP RZ :  1.36
JNAA2    JUNEAU DOWNTOWN      PP RZ :  1.34
TTKA2    TATITLEK             PC RM :  1.20
MCAA2    MONTANA CREEK AT BAC PP RG :  1.18
PAJK     JUNEAU FORECAST OFFI PC RZ :  1.17
EYRA2    EYAK RIVER           PP RZ :  1.12
AUKA2    AUKE BAY             PC RP :  1.10
CKPA2    CHILKOOT PASS RAWS   PP RG :  1.06
JDWA2    JUNEAU DOUGLAS WWTP  PP RZ :  1.05
PACV     CORDOVA              PP RZ :  0.98
KTNA2    BEAVER FALLS POWERHO PP RZ :  0.97
PAWD     SEWARD               PP RZ :  0.93
CFVA2    COLDFOOT VISITORS    PP RZ :  0.93
JLPA2    JUNEAU LENA POINT    PP RZ :  0.90
ECBA2    EAGLECREST BASE      PP RZ :  0.90
RUGA2    RUTH GLACIER RAWS    PC RG :  0.89
WOWA2    WILLOW RAWS          PC RG :  0.88
RUGA2    RUTH GLACIER RAWS    PP RG :  0.87
PAVC     KING COVE            PP RZ :  0.85
SRYA2    SITUK RIVER NR YAKUT PP RG :  0.84
PANC     ANCHORAGE            PP RZ :  0.84
TKVA2    TOKOSITNA VALLEY     PC R2 :  0.83
CJXA2    KUSKOKWIM RIVER      PP RG :  0.81
PAPT     PUNTILLA             PP RZ :  0.80
FOJA2    FOURTH OF JULY CREEK PC RP :  0.78
PAFC     ANCHORAGE NWS        PP RZ :  0.76
WOWA2    WILLOW RAWS          PP RG :  0.75
SUGA2    SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN   PC R2 :  0.75
PAYA     YAKUTAT AIRPORT      PP RZ :  0.75

...LONG RANGE...

THE 6 TO 10 DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF
BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES OVER THE NORTHWEST HALF OF THE STATE.

THE 6 TO 10 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK HAS INCREASED PROBABILITIES OF
ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION OVER SOUTHEAST MAINLAND ALASKA AND THE
PANHANDLE.

PLEASE REFER TO THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER HOME PAGE FOR FURTHER
INFORMATION.

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THIS TEXT PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED DAILY UNTIL FREEZEUP IN THE FALL. A
GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THE HYDROMET DISCUSSION IS AVAILABLE AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/APRFC/GRAPHICALHMD

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